This is a simple breakfast dish which is delicious and easy to make. This dish is great for lunch boxes too.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves : 1-2
Semiya/Vermicelli: 1 cup
Ghee : 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon
Onion : 1 small sliced
Green chilies: 3 slit
Ginger: 1" piece chopped finely
Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves: 1 sprigs
Water: 2 cups boiled
Chana Dal/Senaga Pappu : 1 teaspoon
Urad Dal /Minappappu: 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds/Aavalu: 1/2 teaspoon
Dry red chili: 1
Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a pan and add Semiya. Fry till golden brown. For about 3 minutes. Take it out to a plate.
Add 1 teaspoon of ghee in the same pan and add all ingredients listed under for tempering. Fry them for 1-2 minutes until the seeds are golden brown. Add curry leaves, green chilies, ginger and onions. Fry for 3-4 minutes. Add the fried Semiya mix well and add boiled water. Add salt and cook for 3 minutes until all the water is evaporated and the Upma is fluffy.
Turn off the stove, add lemon juice and serve hot.